Michael Smith

Michael Smith Special Counsel to RCR Lawyers

Michael Smith

Michael brings over 18 years’ of experience advising landlords, tenants, developers, bodies corporate, administrators, financial institutions, buyers, and sellers of commercial, industrial, and residential properties.


He holds a Bachelor of Laws degree and a Bachelor of Business (Accountancy) degree from the Queensland University of Technology and has spent a period of time working for a global law firm based in Dubai.


Michael has acted on a range of matters including:

  • Assisting various developers of multi-story residential, commercial and mixed-use off-the-plan developments across Queensland;
  • Acting for various developers of off-the-plan flat land and house & land developments across Queensland;
  • Advising major institutional landlords of commercial office leasing in the Brisbane CBD;
  • Assisting the State and various local governments in relation to the acquisition, disposal, and leasing of property;
  • Leasing of retail, commercial and industrial premises for SMEs;
  • Assisting developers in acquiring and disposing of development sites by way of contract or land option;
  • Advising developers in the sale of management rights; and
  • Acting for landlords and tenants in relation to retail, commercial, and industrial premises leasing.


Michael’s comprehensive knowledge of the law balanced with a commercial, cost-effective, and practical approach ensures he provides his clients with relevant and timely advice.



Admissions & Memberships

  • Supreme Court of Queensland
  • High Court of Australia
  • Queensland Law Society

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